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We keep you up to date on issues that affect your business, new sources of funding and changes in legislation.

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    Unlocking Economic Growth Conference

    Don't forget to register for the Economic Development Conference 'Unlocking Economic Growth' taking place on Tuesday 5 March 2019, Clandeboye Lodge Hotel, Bangor. Conference Programme now available.


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    Vacant Commercial Property Improvement Grant Scheme

    Final Call for businesses in town centres located in the Ards and North Down area to avail of the Vacant Commercial Property scheme.  Scheme ends on 31 March 2019.

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  • Transport for London (TfL) Buyers Event

    Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) is seeking local companies to register for the upcoming Buyer Engagement event featuring Transport for London.  

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    HMRC Issues Trade advice for a 'No Deal' Brexit

    If you are a VAT-registered business that trades only with the EU, attached are details from HMRC of important actions you will need to take.

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    Yes You Can - Women into Business

    Yes You Can - £20K Pitching Competition

    Would you like the opportunity to win part of a £20K Pitching Fund?  Is your business already trading? Or, are you planning to launch one?  Is your business innovative or does it have a USP?

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    Open to Export Action Plan Competition

    The Open to Export Action Plan Competition encompasses an online planning tool for small businesses with ambitions to sell their goods and services overseas.

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    Start-Up Series Open for New Equity Investment Round

    Start-Up is a seed funding competition offering equity investment opportunities to UK businesses. 

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    £10M Innovation Loans for SMEs

    Part of the £50 million pilot Innovation Loans scheme introduced through Innovate UK (IUK). 

  • A Digital Explosion

    Could Innovative Technology solve your business' problem?

    Maybe the solution already exists and you need to discuss or collaborate with a specialist? Funding is now available.

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    Welcome to “LoRaWAN”

    A new way to wirelessly connect.